The Most Popular Non-Holiday Event on Jewish Calendars

In honor of tonight’s celebration of the 28th annual SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA, Jewish Treats proudly presents a history of this iconic Jewish event. SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND…

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Register to participate in SHABBAT ACROSS AMERICA AND CANADA at Home to receive great Shabbat resources that will enable you to join the celebration. Shabbat, the extraordinary gift that…

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It’s The Hebrew Alphabet

Aleph – Bet – Gimmel – Daled – Hey…it’s the Hebrew alphabet! According to the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition, each of the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet has its own meaning…

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Learn to Read the Aleph Bet

There’s no time like the present. Register now to learn to read Hebrew in five easy lessons. The Hebrew Reading Crash Course begins this coming Monday on Zoom at 12:30 pm EST. Click here…

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Ein Gedi

No tour of Israel can be complete without a visit to the Judean desert. Aside from climbing the famed fortress of Masada, you can actually float in the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth,…

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Hike and Experience Ein Gedi

Make sure that a trip to Ein Gedi is on the itinerary of your next (hopefully soon) trip to Israel.

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Live Long And Prosper

Every “Trekkie” knows that Spock’s Vulcan salutation is accompanied by a strange hand gesture. What many don’t realize is that Leonard Nimoy who played Spock, borrowed this symbol from…

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Pop Culture References

Express Jewish pride when popular cultural references find their source in Jewish tradition and wisdom.

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Kee Tisah 5784-2024

“Shabbat as a Priority in Jewish Life” (updated and revised from Kee Tisah 5765-2005 by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald Although there are many dramatic moments in the latter parts of parashat…

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Jewish Jeaneology

February 26th, celebrated as “Levi Strauss Day,” is the day in 1829, that marked the birth of the blue jeans icon. Born in Bavaria, Levi Strauss immigrated, along with his mother and two…

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Jewish Owned Companies

Support companies owned by Jews that are charitable and are governed by Jewish values.

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In Uniform

The role played by dress codes is a topic that, every few years, sparks discussion and debate. Whether the question is school uniforms or the influence of “casual Friday,” people usually…

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Giving With a Full Heart

Be aware of the image that you project your image with the clothing that you choose. In its description of the bigdei kehunah, the clothing worn by the kohanim and the Kohain Gadol, the…

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Humble Bee

February 22nd has been declared “Be Humble Day,” a “holiday” that most likely originated from the online greeting card industry. Nevertheless, a day dedicated to the importance of being…

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Be Like Moses

Lead by example by emulating Moses, the greatest of all leaders, who the Torah records was exceedingly humble, more than any other man on the face of the earth.

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Say Cheese!

For decades, the word "Polaroid" was synonymous with 60 second instant photography, in an era when film canisters were removed from the camera and developed into photographs by a third…

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Precious Pictures

Make sure to archive and preserve your photos, as they serve as priceless testaments to your family's history.

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Judaism at the Barber

On February 20, 1816, Rossini’s classic opera, The Barber of Seville, premiered at the Teatro Argentina in Rome. In tribute, Jewish Treats will address the Torah’s instructions for…

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Barber Instructions

Explain to your barber prior to your haircut how you want him or her to cut your hair, both aesthetically and religiously.

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Tetzaveh 5784-2024

“A Flame in Every Jewish Heart" (updated and revised from Tetzaveh 5765-2005) by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This week’s parasha, parashat Tetzaveh, focuses primarily on the design and…

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President Warren Harding

In honor of President’s Day, Jewish Treats presents a quick look at the relationship of President Warren Harding (1865–1923) and the Jews. Although Harding may be criticized for…

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Freedom of Religious Practice

Appreciate the United States and its presidents who have taken public positions designed to ensure religious rights and the freedom of religious practice.

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Supply List

What do gold, silver and copper; aqua, purple and red-dyed wool; linen, goat hair, animal skins, acacia wood, olive oil, spices and gems have in common? These were the primary items that…

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Giving With a Full Heart

There is a well-known adage that asserts that “It is better to give than to receive.” When you do give, make sure to give with a full heart. This week’s Torah portion, Terumah, begins…

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Random Acts of Kindness

An entire generation of North Americans hear the words “random acts of kindness” and immediately think of Oprah Winfrey. Without question, the former queen of afternoon television has…

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Make a Real Difference

In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 11th-17th), make a positive impact and give a special lift by calling or helping someone who would really appreciate the attention.

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Our Cherubs

In some stores, the fat little cupids that line the aisles are frequently referred to as cherubs. There is, most certainly, a fascinating history as to how a Roman deity (Cupid) came to…

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A Closer Presence

Fostering positive interactions is one way to draw the Divine Presence closer.

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Radio Man

The World Day of Radio, that is held annually on February 13th, was approved by the 26th General Conference of UNESCO on November 3, 2011. Its goal is to emphasize the important…

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Torah Tech

Download Jewish apps to enhance your daily Jewish activities, including the ability to study Torah.

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